Session Information

This one-day Limmud, the first in the South West, takes place in central Bristol. Our programme, with many key and well-known presenters already signed up, covers topics of national and international Jewish interest:

  • Working in the West Bank
  • School education on Israel and Palestine
  • Israeli and Palestinian Voices
  • Jews of Ethiopia and Israel
  • Jews and the Slave Trade
  • The Story of the Jews of Bristol and Bath – with an optional visit to Park Row Synagogue
  • Hungarian Jews During the Shoah
  • Archaeology and the Bible
  • History of the Jews in Twenty-Two Objects
  • A Musical History of the Balfour Declaration
  • Jews and Musicals
  • Cantorial Music
  • My Life as a Concert Pianist
  • Women in Islam and Judaism
  • Marc Chagall and the Jews of Vitebsk
  • Leaving the Charedi Community, a Personal Journey
  • The Life of Isaac Rosenberg
  • The Ben Uri Art Gallery and Its Exhibition on Bomberg
  • Jews in the Film Industry
  • Jewish Calligraphy
  • The History of Jewish Bread
  • Jews and Climate Change
  • Islamic and Jewish Midrashim
  • Jews and the National Trust
  • Jewish Council for Racial Equality

Please continue looking at this page !   Over time, we’ll flesh it out with more information about each topic and its session presenter.   And we’ll obviously amend the page if any one presenter offers a different topic, or for personal reasons, has to pull out.